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Topics Covered

  • Deciding to Become a Caregiver
  • Caring for Your Loved One with Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • The Important Role of the Caregiver with the Health Care Team
  • Tips on Working with the Health Care Team to Manage Your Loved One’s Pain, Neuropathy & Discomfort
  • The Unique Stresses & Rewards of Caregiving
  • Stresses of Family, Friends, Partners and Loved Ones
  • Long Distance Caregiving
  • Coping with Holidays, Birthdays & Special Occasions
  • Managing Family, Friends, Partners & Traditions
  • Self-Care & Stress Management Tips to Promote Caregiver Resilience
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Susan Slovin, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Genitourinary Oncology Service, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Diseases, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill College of Cornell University

Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH

Clinical Protocol Administration Manager, Office of Cancer Survivorship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Georgie Cusack, MS, RN, AOCNS

Director of Education and Patient Safety, Office of the Clinical Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Adjunct Nurse Leader, Nursing Research and Translational Science, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on December 11, 2019.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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